News and features

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10/01/18

More than 233,000 newly-released Scottish records of births in 1917, marriages in 1942 and deaths

18/12/17

Learn about how we are improving forename searching in church registers, census returns and other records.

18/12/17

Discover some Christmassy names in our registers spanning the centuries

18/12/17

Discover what life was like at 4,400 feet for scientists at the Ben Nevis Observatory

10/10/17

Discover Scotland's authors within the 1935 valuation rolls

10/10/17

2.7 million names and addresses for owners and occupiers of properties in Scotland added to the site

22/06/17

The release of over 36,000 new baptism, marriage and death records from presbyterian churches

22/06/17

A mother visits her dying soldier son

21/04/17

Learn how our latest updates have made searches for marriages and deaths easier